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Bhlm ??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jnoley07, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. Jul 29, 2010 at 11:31 AM
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    jnoley07

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    I am gonna attempt the BHLM this wknd if I have the time. I have read multiple threads on this, and I cannot remember or find which grit sandpaper is recommended to sand off the chrome finish.
    Also what type color paint are you guys using. I have some Krylon Fusion Satin Black.
     
  2. Jul 29, 2010 at 11:34 AM
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    600 grit
     
  3. Jul 29, 2010 at 11:35 AM
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    correct paint too
     
  4. Jul 29, 2010 at 11:41 AM
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    thanks dude.
     
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    i never sanded the chrome. the krylon fustion will adhere straight to it.
     
  7. Jul 29, 2010 at 11:43 AM
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  8. Jul 29, 2010 at 11:45 AM
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    dang, I forgot about that thread, thanks pugga
     
  9. Jul 30, 2010 at 1:59 PM
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    Pioneer head unit, PAC steering wheel control modual, Hard wired Sirius radio, Hard wired radar detector, Hella Supertone horns, Blacked out badges, Smoked Tails, BHLM (color matched Speedway Blue), T-Rex Eyelids, Black Powder Coated Billet Grill, Color Matched Engine Cover, Lund in channel vent visors, FJ Cruiser wheels, Leer 100XQ shell, OEM bed mat, Piezo beeper for locking doors, Tinted front side windows, Black Westin bull bar, Aires tube steps, Mini Maglite Mod, D-Cell Maglite Mod, Weathertech Digifit Floor Mats
    I have done the BHLM twice to my 08 DC Sport. Once sanding the chrome off completley, and once just hazing it with 600 grit.

    If I do it again, I'll definately take the time and sand the chrome off......

    With the set where I just hazed the chrome, the paint was much easier to chip while reinstalling the bezzel in the lens.

    With the chrome gone, I think the paint adhears to the plastic much better.

    Just my .02.
     
  10. Jul 30, 2010 at 2:02 PM
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    I didn't sand anything. No problems except a little chipping on the outside corner when putting the bezel back in.
     
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